Faculty and Staff Directory

Wei Hong

  • Affiliate Professor
  • Aerospace Engineering


  • Ph.D., Engineering Sciences, Harvard University, 2006
  • M.S., Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2002
  • B.S., Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2000
  • B.S., Computer Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2000

Interest Areas

  • Mechanics and physics of soft materials
  • Multi-physics modeling and simulation
  • Smart materials and structures
  • Fracture, deformation, and mass transportation
  • Biomechanics

Selected Publications

  • X. Feng, Z. Ma, J. V. MacArthur, C. J. Giuffre, A. F. Bastawros, and W. Hong, Highly Stretchable Double-Network Composite. Soft Matter 12 8999-9006 (2016) DOI: 10.1039/C6SM01781A .
  • W. Hong, Inverse lagrangian formulation for the deformation of hyperelastic solids. Extreme Mech. Lett. 9 (1), 30-39 (2016) DOI: 10.1016/j.eml.2016.04.009 .
  • F. Gao and W. Hong, Phase-field model for two-phase lithiation of silicon. J. Mech. Phys. Solids 94, 18-23 (2016) DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2016.04.020 .
  • X. Huang, B. Li, W. Hong, Y.P. Cao, and X.Q. Feng, Effects of tension-compression asymmetry on the surface wrinkling of film-substrate systems. J. Mech. Phys. Solids 94, 88-104 (2016) DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2016.04.014 .
  • Z. Ma, X. Feng, and W. Hong, Fracture of Soft Elastic Foam. ASME. J. Appl. Mech. 83(3):031007 (2015) DOI: 10.1115/1.4032050.